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Pakistan Embassy observes 78th national day


By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 78th National Day of Pakistan, flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu on 23 March. Dr Mazhar Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan hoisted the national flag. On the occasion special messages of President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, …

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Bangladesh Mission celebrates independence day


By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 47th independence day of Bangladesh her ambassador in Kathmandu Ms Mashfee Bintey Shams hosted a reception on 26 March. Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest whereas members of the Council of Ministers, constitutional bodies’ chiefs, Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions’ chiefs and …

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PM to make his first step to Delhi

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is planning to visit New Delhi in April as his first foreign visit after assuming the office of chief executive. Oli wants to end his bitter relations that were witnessed in his first term as the prime minister. A highly placed source …

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Government plans to scrap golden hand-shake scheme

By Our Reporter The government led by PM KP Sharma Oli is planning to scrap the golden hand-shake scheme for the civil-servicemen. The previous government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba had introduced volunteer retirement scheme along with an attractive purse plus pension after retirement for the civil servicemen, which could …

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Former Royal couple in pilgrimage in Eastern Nepal

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal, who are stationed in Damak, are visiting different Hindu temples and offering pooja in the Eastern Development Region of the country. The former Royal couple is heartily welcomed by large crowd of the locals whenever they see their king in their …

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Pun reelected Vice President


By Our Reporter Newly elected Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun took the oath of office and secrecy on Monday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath to Vice-President Pun at ceremony held at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Chairperson …

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CJ Parajuli ousted, Joshi officiating CJ

By Our Reporter Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli who was dragged into controversy due to his four separate birth dates was sacked by the secretary of the Judicial Council in a dramatic move. Secretary of the Judicial Council Nripa Dhwaj Niraula on last Wednesday sacked CJ Parajuli when the latter …

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Dr. Tumbahamphe elected Deputy Speaker


By Our Reporter Main ruling CPN-UML’s lawmaker Dr. Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe was elected Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday. She was the contender for the post from the ruling Left Alliance of the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre. Dr. Tumbahamphe emerged victorious by securing two-thirds votes during …

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Red-corner notice against Manange


By Our Reporter The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) issued a Red-corner notice against independent Provincial Assembly member of Province No. 4 Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange on Sunday. The Interpol issued the notice against him at the initiative of the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD), Teku. With the issuance …

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